Modern marketing – science vs the human element

This is what happens when you let conversion marketers run amok with customer experience. They made it a science, but forgot being human.

upselling and customer experience, January 3, 2017 at 12:00AM

Right wing playbook for media

In defining “fake news” so broadly and seeking to dilute its meaning, they are capitalizing on the declining credibility of all purveyors of information.

Over the years, we’ve effectively brainwashed the core of our audience to distrust anything that they disagree with.

Wielding Claims of ‘Fake News,’ Conservatives Take Aim at Mainstream Media, December 28, 2016 at 04:23PM

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The other Bollywood

“Whenever my costume designer presents my heroine in a knee-length outfit, I’d ask him to cut it short. If my heroine gets angry, I’d tell her the audience haven’t paid so much for nothing,” he said.

Tamannaah Bhatia praised for standing up to ‘sexist’ filmmaker Suraj – BBC News, December 27, 2016 at 11:46PM

Liberalism, 2016

As a set of beliefs that emerged at the start of the 19th century to oppose both the despotism of absolute monarchy and the terror of revolution, liberalism warns that uninterrupted power corrupts. Privilege becomes self-perpetuating. Consensus stifles creativity and initiative. In an ever-shifting world, dispute and argument are not just inevitable; they are welcome because they lead to renewal.

How to make sense of 2016, December 27, 2016 at 11:32PM